Israel demands confronting Hezbollah in multiple arenas

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asserted that Israel’s military efforts to thwart Hezbollah’s cross-border attack tunnels must be advanced in parallel with Jerusalem’s efforts on the sectors of public diplomacy, economy, as well as diplomatic efforts vis-à-vis the international community. During a meeting with Israel’s diplomatic core that represent Jerusalem in north-America, Europe, the Baltics and … Read more

Israeli efforts thwart Hezbollah’s attainment of guided missiles

The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon, UNIFIL, confirmed the existence of a cross-border attack tunnel next to the Israeli city of Metulla – dubbing the revelation as “a grave development.” UNIFIL’s command underscored that the force has maintained contact with both sides and that it would pass-on its findings to the authorities in Lebanon. … Read more

Netanyahu warns of consequence to Hezbollah’s aggression

In a conference call, which was obtained by TV7, former commander of the IDF’s elite engineering unit, Colonel in Reserve Atai Shelach, explained that the Hamas tunnel-network on Israel’s southern frontier with the Gaza Strip is far inferior to the capacity of Hezbollah’s underground operation. Colonel (Res.) Atai Shelach said, “You can’t compare it, it’s … Read more

Egypt offers Gaza electricity in exchange for intelligence 

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi gives an address after the gunmen attack in Minya, accompanied by leaders of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces and the Supreme Council for Police (unseen), at the Ittihadiya presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, May 26, 2017 in this handout picture courtesy of the Egyptian Presidency. The Egyptian Presidency/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX37T68

Egypt has reportedly offered to supply the Gaza Strip with electricity in order to ease the deteriorating crisis. In exchange, Egypt has demanded of Hamas to extradite suspected terrorists and to provide information about the organization’s smuggling tunnels that it operates in the border area. According to the London-based Asharq al-Awsat daily, it is the … Read more

Israeli leader warns Hamas of testing Israel’s resolve in protecting its citizens

Following statements made by Israeli defense officials regarding Hamas’ readiness for another violent campaign against the Jewish state and after reports by the Palestinian Islamist group’ restoration of its attack tunnel network from the Palestinian enclave into Israel, Prime Minister Netanyahu said that Israel would employ massive force against Hamas if the Islamist organization, which … Read more